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Exhibition

The Silence of the Canines

Exhibiting Artists: Boo Sze Yang

Venue: Utterly Art 229A South Bridge Road > venue details

Dates: 21 Sep 2006 - 01 Oct 2006

The Silence of the Canines brings together in a single exhibition one of Boo's major series of work - the Watchdog series, which usually feature a desultory dog as sentinel, a Big Brother self-portrait of the artist peering through his spectacles, and assorted fragmented nudes. The emblem of the Watchdog functions as a double-edged sword - being both Guardian/Protector as well as Censor/Monitor - performing acts of defense, but also of suppression.



Artist

  • Boo Sze Yang

    Singapore

    Boo Sze Yang was Head of the Department of Fine Art at his alma mater, the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts before turning to practice art full-time in 2009. He received his Master in Arts Degree from Chelsea College of Art & Design, the University of the Arts London and his Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Art from
    University of Reading, UK. Boo has held seven solo exhibitions and represented Singapore in numerous group exhibitions in Japan, China, Korea, Philippines, Malaysia and the UK.

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